4G LTE Revenues to Surpass $340 Billion

FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Expanding on last month's LTE research highlights, new reports available from Global Information (GII) at www.GIIResearch.com find that 4G LTE revenues are expected to surpass $340 billion by 2017. This figure will represent nearly 31 percent of total service revenues from all mobile services of all generations (2G, 3G, 4G), and reflects the continued success of LTE in serving higher-value subscribers.

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How has the LTE device ecosystem developed over the past 12 months? How is the LTE market ecosystem developing and what are the key drivers and hurdles for LTE? To understand the impact of LTE on the telecom industry, participant and potential market entrants need to analyze the LTE ecosystem and highlight what LTE adoption or deployment means to each member in that ecosystem.

The comprehensive guide to the 4G LTE market, "4G LTE Strategies: Subscribers, Devices, Infrastructure & Service Revenue 2013-2017" finds that, with LTE gaining momentum over the past 12 months, initially dominated by the enterprise segment, consumer subscribers will begin to sign up for services in volume in 2013 and will overtake the enterprise subscriber number in 2015.

According to this report, increased penetration of LTE capable smartphones and other connected devices will require Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) to develop clear pricing strategies to transition customers.

Nitin Bhas, author of the report, notes that "overall they will have to present customers with innovative services that will meet users' requirements and, crucially, that users will attach value to. Operators will have to review their tariff structures to balance the need to monetize the greatly increase data throughput, yet still offer attractive packages."

This report provides a vendor matrix covering eight key players, a detailed investigation of drivers and constrains, spectrum strategies, and service revenues and price analysis.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at http://www.giiresearch.com/report/jp261633-4g-lte-strategiessubscribers-devices.html

Complementing the previous report, "4G LTE Strategies IFxl 2013-2017" is an enhanced excel workbook that provides executives with a comprehensive set of analytical tools to enrich market understanding with a full suite of 4G LTE forecast data. The spreadsheet contains all global and regional data from the 4G LTE Strategies report plus seven country level splits.

Request a free preview from the full database at http://www.giiresearch.com/report/jp261631-4g-lte-strategies-ifxl.html

2G/3G/4G Subscriptions, Deployments, Spectrum Holdings and Infrastructure Contracts Database

Unique market and operator requirements have driven several early LTE launches. Driven by these early launches, global LTE subscriptions reached 6.4 Million at the end of Q4'2011. Going forward, the LTE market is set to grow with a CAGR of 150 % over the next 5 years and will eventually represent more than 8 % of all mobile connections by 2016. From a spectrum perspective, the 2.6 GHz band appears to be the most sought after band, having witnessed the allocation 36 licenses already.

This report covers over 810 operators, 53 infrastructure vendors and 222 countries. Data for global cellular network deployments, infrastructure vendor contracts, spectrum holdings and subscriptions by technology, data protocol, pre-paid or post-paid, region, country, and operator are included in this report.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at http://www.giiresearch.com/report/sns229347-2g-3g-4g-subscriptions-deployments-spectrum.html

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About Global Information Inc. Global Information (GII) (http://www.giiresearch.com) is an information service company partnering with over 300 research companies around the world. Global Information has been in the business of distributing technical and market research for more than 25 years. Expanded from its original headquarters in Japan, Global Information now has offices in Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Europe and the United States.

Media Contact: Jeremy Palaia, Global Information, Inc., 1-860-674-8796, Press@gii.co.jp

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